Mercury Tribune

All of Eli Ridder’s stories for the Guelph Mercury Tribune.

Below is a sampling of the stories I have published with the Guelph Mercury Tribune, a Torstar-owned newspaper in Guelph, Ont.


May 2: Real estate in Guelph tackles new reality amid coronavirus: ‘It’s really changed how we’re doing business . . .’

April 23: ‘Guelph Strong’: Local clothiers come together as coronavirus pandemic continues

April 21: ‘A glimmer of hope’: Parades mark birthdays across Guelph during coronavirus pandemic

April 12: Guelph small businesses create coronavirus work-arounds online

April 12: Coronavirus forces Guelph family to stay together, separately

April 9: Rental expert offers free advice to landlords and tenants in Guelph

April 4: Guelph Bioscience company developing coronavirus testing kits

March 31: Guelph blood donors still needed amid coronavirus pandemic

March 31: Guelph tenants co-ordinate rent strike due to coronavirus pandemic

March 29: FaceTime, video games and other ways Guelph is staying connected

March 27: Stone Road Mall store accused of price-gouging Guelph customer

March 27: On the front-line in Guelph: Workers continue to serve the community (front page on April 1 print edition)

March 25: Guelph businesses find ways to stay open despite Ontario’s essentials list

June 29: Small but mighty LGBTQ+ Pride parade marches in downtown Guelph

July 8, 2020: ‘Tricked’ by Ford: Guelph renters protest eviction bill

July 19, 2020: Guelph storm photo story

Dec. 2: Statement in the right direction’: Guelph Chamber positive after federal economic update

Dec. 14: Guelph Christmas card art project inspiring hope in COVID-19 pandemic


Dec. 13: Oh, Christmas tree: Is a tree shortage impacting Ontario farms?

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May 17: $60k in product stolen in Stone Road Mall break-in

May 17: Downtown business staff hit with bottle

May 26: Guelph male facing drug, weapons charges following traffic stop

May 26: Guelph Police searching for man after storage unit break-in

May 26: Stone Road Mall unveils Guelph’s first rainbow crosswalk

May 27: Guelph male facing charges following a collision

May 27: Guelph Police seeking driver following hit and run